By Julienne Gage A new report by the United Nations Office on Crime and Drugs shows that homicides in Haiti are on the rise. Still, Haitians could have reason to be optimistic about the country’s future. … [Read more...] about Will higher crime rates derail Haiti’s potential for prosperity?
How Haiti successfully curbed kidnappings
By Julienne Gage Until recently, abductions in Haiti were rampant and almost always happened the same way: ski-mask-clad kidnappers would surround a house, force entry, ransack the place and leave with a vulnerable victim—usually a woman, child or elderly person. The family would pay ransom, and if the victim was released alive, law enforcement would call it a success. … [Read more...] about How Haiti successfully curbed kidnappings